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Senatorial aspirant says credible 2015 elections requires commitment of all


LAGOS – A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial aspirant in Lagos West, Alhaji Moshood Salvador, on Thursday urged the youth to resist being used for violence by unpatriotic politicians.
Salvador made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
He said that thuggery and other forms of political violence would make the youth to lose focus in life and retard the development of the nation.
The aspirant urged parents to watch over there wards and prevent them from playing into the hands of unpatriotic politicians.
He noted that politicians who fomented trouble avoided using their children and relations for it but used youths not related to them.
He appealed to politicians and other Nigerians to be determined to make the 2015 general elections violence-free.
Salvador said that credible, free and fair 2015 elections would require the commitment of all politicians, voters, the youth and electoral bodies.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Salvador was a member of the House of Representatives on the platform of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) from 1999 to 2003.
He represented Mushin 1 Federal Constituency.
He said that he was hopeful of victory at the PDP’s senatorial primary scheduled to hold on Nov. 7, in Lagos.
He urged political parties to present only credible candidates for election to widen chances of success.
The aspirant said that he had put in place strategies to emerge the winner at both the PDP senatorial primary election and the 2015 general elections.
“I was trained on legislation when I was elected in 1999 into the House of Representatives.
“I was taught by the United States Information Service (USIS) on how to give the best legislative service to our constituents,‘’ he told NAN.
On his achievement when he was in the House of Representatives, Salvador said that he provided potable water in his constituency and alleviated poverty of its members.
He said that he would do his best to provide job opportunities, if elected a senator. (NAN)

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